Roman Amphorae: a digital resource

University of Southampton, 2005 (updated 2014)

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Agora M54



Rim type - Beaded
A simple rounded lip.
Shoulder type - Carinated
The shoulder displays distinct carination - a ridge where the shoulder meets the body of the amphora.
Handles in profile - Peaked
The distinctive profile of these handles rises to a peak, often above the rim of the amphora. They are especially characteristic of the Rhodian type.
Handles in section - Bifid
This is a distinctive feature of the Dressel 2-4 type. The handle is formed from two rods, appearing as a figure-8 in section.
Neck type - None
There is no distinct neck: the body of the amphora progresses smoothly upwards to the rim.
Body type - Cylindrical
The body of the amphora is cylinder-shaped, displaying little curvature.
Base type - Spike/tapered
There is a solid spike at the base of the amphora.
Capacity (average)
Unsure
Height
74.00cm - 90.00cm
Width
25.00cm - 32.00cm
Rim diameter
0.00cm
Fabric
Agora M54 fabric